NO WAY Headlines of The Day

These "Marsbees" will be busy mapping and exploring the Red Planet for signs of life


Tiny robotic "bees" may one day buzz around on Mars. NASA is funding a program to develop "Marsbees," which are robots with battery-powered wings. Their purpose is to help map and explore the Red Planet.

The bots would be sent out on short explorations to get samples of the atmosphere and map terrain before returning to a Mars charging station to charge its batteries.

These "bees" will not only map the terrain but also collect samples of the planet's thin air in hopes of finding methane gas - a possible sign of life. NASA's "Curiosity" rover has detected low levels of the gas in the past.

So, far the research is still in the early stages.

Source: Live Science


DATING TERMS of the day

If you’re in the dating world today, there’s a whole new vocabulary of terms to describe what could be happening with your partner and you might not have a clue what some of them mean. So here’s a guide to all the dating slang you need to know in 2018.

  • Caspering - It’s a form of ghosting, but it’s the friendlier kind. It’s when the person hasn’t asked you out again, but usually replies nicely to your texts.
  • Catch and Release - When someone has been pursuing you and when they finally “catch” you and you agree to a date, they lose interest and move on to a new target.
  • Cushioning - This is when you keep flirting with a few “cushions” - a.k.a. your other prospects on standby in case your current relationship doesn’t work out and you need someone to cushion the fall.
  • Daterview - A date that doesn’t give you butterflies so much as makes you feel like you should’ve brought your résumé because of all the questions about school, work, and your family.
  • Dicksand - This is that powerful force that can cause a woman to lose all sight of her own identity and get so involved with her current love interest that she practically disappears from her friends.
  • Lovebombing - When someone gives over-the-top affection and presents at the start of a new relationship, but in a shady way - to establish long-term control over you.
  • Matrimania - Excessive enthusiasm for weddings and marriage that can annoy your single friends if you’re the bride and scare off dates if you’re trying to find The One.
  • Monkeying - Swinging from one relationship to the next without slowing down in between, like a monkey swinging from tree branch to tree branch.
  • Nonversation - Boring small talk with a dating app match that doesn’t really go anywhere or excite either person.
  • Peacocking - Can refer to a guy doing something nice to impress you or dressing up to get attention, like a peacock showing off his feathers.
  • Subbing - Short for subtweeting, it’s indirectly referencing a love interest in a tweet, FB post, or Instagram caption without ever mentioning their name.
  • Zombieing - When someone tries to get back into their ex’s life after ghosting them previously and it usually starts with a random “Heyy” text.

Source: Cosmopolitan




 

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